Paul Julian Smith assesses Pedro Almodóvar's twentieth feature, Julieta, released in Spain to widespread press controversy and relative audience indifference, alongside three other recently released Spanish films that are making waves in Spain and elsewhere: the big-budget historical romance Palmeras en la nieve (Palm Trees in the Snow, Fernando González Molina, 2015), La novia (The Bride, Paula Ortiz, 2016), and Nuestros amantes (Our Lovers, Miguel Ángel Lamata, 2016).
Screenings: Letter from Madrid: Spanish Screenings and Julieta
Paul Julian Smith is Distinguished Professor in the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Languages and Literatures Program of the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is the author of seventeen books, most recently Mexican Screen Fiction: Between Cinema and Television (Polity, 2014) and Desire Unlimited: The Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar, third edition (Verso, 2014).
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Paul Julian Smith; Screenings: Letter from Madrid: Spanish Screenings and Julieta. Film Quarterly 1 December 2016; 70 (2): 63–67. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.70.2.63
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